Author: Patricia Hernandez

What Is a “Frivolous Asylum” and What Are Its Consequences

We have all seen, in the I-589, and heard the frivolous asylum warnings given to applicants for asylum. But what exactly is a frivolous asylum and what are the consequences? Frivolous Asylum Defined In the 1990’s, Congress imposed a new rule for asylum applications filed on or after April 1, 1997. The new rule states […]